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BlackBerry Survey Asks if Users Want BBM, BlackBerry World, & More Integrated in BlackBerry Link

  BlackBerry just sent out an interesting survey for BlackBerry Link 1.2. The first question they ask out the gate is what features (new and existing) users think should be included in future versions of BlackBerry Link for PC and Mac. The list starts off with features we already have and then throws in some…

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BlackBerry Z30 Beats iPhone 5S, Lumia, & Moto X in WIRED’s CES Smartphone Challenge

The BlackBerry Z30 just beat down the iPhone 5S, Lumia 1020, and Moto X in WIRED’s CES Smartphone Thunderdome. They had their reporters challenged for 5 days to report from the show floor with pictures and more to see who survived. Personally the test seems to be more fun than scientific but its nice to…

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BlackBerry’s CEO Says He’s BlackBerry’s Surgeon – Plans to Drive Devices Sales with BES

  BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen, had a frank talk with Re/Code before the weekend that is definitely worth reading. First he mentioned that “I think I am going to sell the server first,” Chen said. “The server will lead the device sale.” This is in terms of converting BES 10 companies trying the server to…

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BlackBerry Hires Another SAP Exec, Eric Johnson, to Lead Global Sales

CEO John Chen is stacking his executive team with former SAP executives that have worked together. His latest appointment is Eric Johnson joining as president of global sales. He is coming from a position as Senior Vice President and General Manager for SAP’s Global Database and Technology and more executive positions at SAP and Sybase….

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MMMOOO Weather Plus is a Pretty Freemium Weather App for BlackBerry 10

Don pointed out a pretty push weather app by MMMOOO (via BlackBerryItalia). The app, Weather Plus, gives you a beautiful look at the days weather and for the basic functions is totally free. The only catch is that there are in app payments for additional functions including the ability to automatically update your wallpaper with…

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Call Alert Adds Call Recording & Blocking in Headless BlackBerry 10 App

Nhuan Vu updated their Call Alert app this week with some awesome new features. They made the app headless in December and now they let us know in the forums about even more features. They have added the ability to record calls along with setting up call blocking along with password protection for both. Here…

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Great Aptoide BlackBerry 10 Compatible Android App Directory

  Pete forwarded me the details on a great fan curated directory of BlackBerry 10.2.1 compatible Android APK files on Aptoide. This is a super simple way of knowing what apps will work on your BlackBerry 10 device instead of having to download them and try them one by one. Aptoide also deals with updates…

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Developers Get 500 Jam Zone Reward Points for Submitting an App This Month

BlackBerry is running a drive to get Android app developers to submit their apps to BlackBerry World. The latest promotion is giving away 500 Jam Zone Rewards points to developers submitting an Android app between December 5, 2013 and January 28, 2014. Those reward points can be used for slick BlackBerry gear like bags, shirts,…

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